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. after 168 years, the final edition of britain's news of the world hits newsstands today and bids farewell to its readers. this as the investigation into the paper's expanding phone hacking scandal continues. >>> hollywood royalty. william and kate take the polo ground by day and red carpet by night. all the details of their final star-studded night in america as we bid farewell to the future king and queen today sunday, we bid farewell to the future king and queen today sunday, june 10th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. not bad for a first trip to america. you got some polo, some red carpet, some celebrities, probably some free food, we should all be so lucky. >> probably got one of those great travel discount sites. >> i'm sure that is what it was. >> i hope they got some down time, though. southern california is a great place to just hang. >> they only had a couple days. there were a couple other states they visited. hopefully next time. >>> other news to get to
when cast. on to wimbledon and the finals. nadal faces britain's andy murray. he comes up with a drop shot right here. a one-set when del. nada -- a one-set window. nadal advances to the finals. rain is a possibility for the holiday weekend. we have another look at the weekend forecast. stick around. we are coming right back. >> remembering a mother and daughter who were murdered at a hotel. we return to the scene of that crime where loved ones are expected to gather. expected to gather. >> people are hoping for great weather for a long holiday weekend. you are not going to disappoint, are you? >> it is going to be more hum andid. for these -- it is going to be more humid. >> it is never this low. >> nightly news heading your way next. >> have a great evening.
in the u.s. than many first thought. it's galloping through great britain where it is the story. we get to hear from rupert murdoch. tonight there's been another development in this. we begin with stephanie gosk in london. stephanie, good evening. >> good evening, brian. every day since this scandal broke, there seems it be a new bombshe bombshell. revelations, resignations, arrests. the last 24 hours is no exception. it's left people in this country wondering and worried what will happen next. the fabled scotland yard is reeling after two sudden resignations of its most senior leadership. sir paul stephenson, the police chief, and his deputy, john yates, career policemen who are the latest casualties in the phone hacking scandal. scotland yard is being accused of mishandling the investigation into "news of the world qug, maintaining close relationships with the very people they were supposed to be investigating. police officers accepting bribes from reporters has allegedly been commonplace. stephenson and yates deny any wrong doing on their part. >> i have acted with complete n integr
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. sec britain gets some help. no score in the second. julio lugo, a line shot. britain saying maybe he will help his own cause. he was a pretty good high school outfielder and said he used to hit pretty well. first career home run for zach britton. 1-0. nick markakis. he went 5-5. the orioles have the lead. two outs off jim johnson. 4-3. mark reynolds. for that one came down. 5-4, orioles. brian mccann thought he had a home run. nick markakis makes them pay, and nails him at second base. the orioles avoid the sweep and get the victory, 5-4. the cookoff a series against texas -- they kicked off a series against texas. the players ranked themselves in the nfl. now we know the top 10. a pair of ravens made the list. including ed reed coming in at number 5. one spot ahead of try pall maoy palimalu. ray lewis, the highest voted defensive player of the mall, no. 4. a tribute to what he can do on the field. >> it is always an honor any time that you are picked from your peers and you have an opportunity to go out and display your talents. those are the people who you play for and who you play
in britain where each day brings fresh revelations. tonight, scotland yard's lead investigator says there may be as many as 4,000 victims in the case against rupert murdoch's media empire and among them, former prime minister gordon brown who says his family's privacy was violated by a story that hit very close to home. stephanie goss has the report from london. >> reporter: the british public wants answers. rupert murdoch and top executive, rebecca brooks have all been asked to testify next week before a parliament committee. the powerful trio have yet to agree but "news international" the subsidiary that ran "the news of the world" is already defending itself against the latest allegations. in an interview on the bbc today, former prime minister, gordon brown, accused "news international" of employing known criminals to dig up personal information. >> i'm shocked. i'm genuinely shocked to find this happened because of the links with criminals. >> reporter: in 2006, a murdoch paper run at the time by rebecca brooks reported that brown's newborn son has cystic fibrosis. now brown questions th
great britain. but 19% were unsure and 5% named some other country. >>> great britain, you know, it's where they play wimbledon. and today it is where novak djokovic fulfilled his boyhood dream and won the men's final. the 24-year-old from serbia beat rafael nadal in four sets. afterward, djokovic called his first wimbledon championship, the most special day of his life. >>> and coming up next, making a difference, an extraordinary bond formed by women sharing a profound loss. hey, the new guy is loaded with protein! really? 25 grams of protein. what do we have? all four of us, together? 24. he's low fat, too, and has 5 grams of sugars. i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... what's shakin'? [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. new ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. see? he's a good egg. [ major nutrition ] new ensure high protein. ensure! nutrition in charge! you can take the heat. 'til it turns into heartburn, you've got what it takes: zantac. it's
>>> breaking news this morning. there are reports that former "news of the world "newspaper editor in britain, rebekah brooks, was arrested this morning in connection with the phone hacking and police bribery scandal in great britain. there are some calls for the justice department here in the united states to step up its investigation of parent company news corporation. meanwhile, in washington, the president this weekend tried to keep pressure on congress to reach an agreement on a deficit-cutting deal as the august 2nd deadline to raise the debt ceiling nears. >> i've put things on the table that are important to me and to democrats, and i expect republican leaders to do the same. >> as deliberations continue, there were no face-to-face talks this weekend, and house republicans are expected to vote tuesday on a series of measures to cut spending and balance the budget, although they don't appear to have the votes necessary for those measures to become law. joining me now, the president's top budget adviser, jack lew. welcome to "meet the press." >> good to be here, david. >> good to have y
in scotland with all the pomp, circumstance and ceremony as britain celebrates another royal newly wed couple. as britain celebrates another royal newly wed couple. today sunday, july 31, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. we're just 48 hours from the point where the nation is unable to pay all of its bills and risk default but this morning some signs of progress. >> we have details of a possible detail coming out last night when harry reid said the two senates were trying to nail down loose ends and complete an agreement. >> we should stress, there is no deal quite yet. the situation is still quite fragile, but both sides are hoping to end this bittal debt limit showdown before the august 2nd deadline on tuesday. >> the senate delayed its critical vote until 1:00 p.m. today amid growing indications that this compromise could be in the works that would avert a federal default tuesday. we have the story covered from capitol hill to the white house. we begin this morning with nbc's
. >> also ahead, a new consider morning tied to that phone hacking scandal in britain. lawmakers here are calling for their own investigation. we'll have details on that plus do you know how to secure your cell phone to pry veevent peopl from hacking it? we'll run through four things you need to know. >> sounds like timely advice. also this morning, daniel radcliff will be here, the star of the successful harry potter chan fr franchise. it's already set the record for advanced ticket sales. daniel will be opening up about the series and also a very personal issue that he's admitted he's struggled with. >> we want to begin with that chilling confession of the alleged killer of an 8-year-old boy. jeff rossen is in brooklyn with details on this and we should warn you that some of the details are disturbing, jeff. >> reporter: they sure are. this 8-year-old boy asked his parents over and over again, can i please just walk home from summer chasm aamp all by himsel. they finally said yes. it was only about seven blocks. they even ran through it and practiced it together. but when the boy di
at something this, is a lancome makeup ad featuring julia roberts. looks good. it's been ban in great britain along with christie turling ton because the images were overly air brushed. fair or unfair. talk about that coming up. >>> let's begin on thursday morning with the time ticking away to reach a deal for the debt ceiling. kelli o'donnell is our capitol hill correspondent. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. this is a test of john boehner's leadership. he delivered a blunt message to his own members to get in line. he believes that was more credibility, that was their word, with some of the most conservative members when they retooled their proposal to raise the debt limit and cut spending by going deeper with the cut. and now, after so much talk, that vote comes today. >> reporter: the politics of grid lock hurtles. >> i've had kidney stones that are easier to pass than this. >> reporter: and the prognosis from democrats is dire. >> the speaker's plan is on life support and it's time for him to pull the plug. >> reporter: john boehner claims his debt limit plan has been revised
of the many twists in the hacking scandal that is rocking news cowrp -- corp in great britain. gordon brown also goes on record as a victim. >> the purpose is to remind parents and students that this is their responsibility until it interferes with learning. >> what some students can and cannot we're in school is up for debate. what parents can expect. >> it is still warm outside, but there is a cold front that will bring heat relief. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >> they were the first in the state to ban smoking indoors. now howard county is about to ban it in an outdoor parks as well. however, they are expected to announce a ban on all smoking in all 57 park properties. the executive order will not commit -- will not extend to the state park and parks owned by the columbia association. this kind of ban is the first of its kind in maryland. >> changes are in the
, but there will be overflow rooms with tvs. this is must see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee on media. these hearings will only last for an hour. murdoch and another hour for rebecca brooks, who was the chief executive of murdoch's british holdings until she resigned last week. now, members of parliament will try to get the murdochs and brooks to commit themselves to say things on record that could be used against them later. especially if what they say turns out to be misleading. they will be speaking on oath, but on honor. the murdochs and rebecca brooks, on the other hand, will likely try to be as contrite as possible. it's been their strategy of late. apologize, apologize, apologize. no doubt, there will be questions specifically to james murdoch, who had admitted to giving phone hacking victims huge payouts. over $1 million each back in 2008 to buy their silence. we're sure he will be questioned abou
of britain. the newspaper that tapped into the voice mail of the widows of former soldiers and other victims. it's going to close tomorrow. a key aide to the british prime minister is arrested in relation to the investigation. >>> we have the story of one lucky kitten. it was thrown out of a car in the verazano bridge here in new york. a driver who saw the whole thing was able to rescue the little guy. that hero driver is in the studio. so is that little kitten that he saved. wow is he cute? >> you love the outcome. but the horrible thought of someone tossing a cat out the window. we want to begin with the death of betty ford, the former first lady helped sparked some important conversations in this country. died in california on friday, she was 93. in a statement president obama called for a powerful advocate for womens rights. because of ford's leadership, many lives were saved. brian williams looks back on her life. >>> we got to know her all over again during the week of mourning for president gerald ford, her strength and dignity still intact 30 years after leaving the white house. >> i
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and fashion sense, showcasing star quality that's recapturing interest in britain's monarchy. like the moment on monday when the couple returned to the dock looking less like royalty and more like newlyweds. one of the highlights for the couple will be flying aboard a plane like this, where they he had to a secluded wilderness lodge. >> tonight, this increasingly public couple will share a private, quiet dinner. peter alexander, nbc news, yellowknife. >>> that's our broadcast for this tuesday night. thanks for being here. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you back here
this ends, but this is all new territory for this huge media figure and for great britain. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight for us. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: news corps got beat up all day today both before and after they dropped out of the bid. one of their fiercest critics, former prime minister gordon round who accused news corps of -- politicians found something they could agree on. rupert murdock's news corporation should drop its bid for bskyb. >> and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they created. >> reporter: but even before they voted, news corps beat them to it. >> they have decided in the last few moments they would withdraw. >> reporter: in a statement, the company said it has become clear that it is too difficult to progress in this climate. the climate turned hostile just ten days ago after news of a 14-year-old's cell phone had been hacked by news corps's reporters. >> rupert murdock has rarely been thwarted in his ambitions. for the most part he has achieved what he has wanted to. >> reporter: and he has achie
, this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. >>> good evening. the growing fallout from great britain's newspaper phone hacking scandal gained new momentum today, claiming two major figures. including scotland yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this s
. not worried about mark reynolds. he is on a home-run tear. britain 19 for mark. -- number 19 for mark. endy chavez. fair or foul? chris jakubauskas gave up the lead. adrian beltre. this was the end of the night for jakubauskas. the birds try to give back into miit. watch the scope of the glove -- watch the scoop. john shelton loses his glove -- josh hamilton loses his glove. mark reynolds hits number 20. derek jeter return to the yankees last night. he has been out for three weeks. he is six hits shy of 3,000. tapper down the first base line. this was ruled an error. derek jeter made the all-star game. great play by the first baseman. 65 rbi. not on the all-star team. the indians or the yankees. indians over the yankees. >> when is training camp? >> july 22 for the hall of fame teams. >> we have some time. >> ava marie will continue to talk about ways to keep mosquitoes away. >> the benefits of a certain food supplement that has been creating a lot of buzz. >> a flipping good time. a record-breaking stunt. >> we have some rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we have a few more problem spots o
scandal involving his company is mostly unraveling in great britain where he's already shut down one newspaper. where we know people's cell phones were hacked and where today, murdoch and his son and former employee faced members of parliament in a hearing. both murdochs tried to stay above the fray and then the fray came to them in the form of a guy with a cream pie aimed right at the face of the patriarch. it was that kind of day. it's been that kind of scandal. we begin our reporting here tonight with nbc's stephanie gosk in london, stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening. brian. the police were armed with machine guns outside the front doors of parliament today, a good indication it was not going to be business as usual. many here in london said today that this was one of the most important days in parliament's history. the murdoch's made a business out of covering the story. today, they were the story. the man who runs the second largest media company in the world side-by-side with his son, in front of members of parliament. po apologetic. >> this has been the most hu
vibrance svibranc certainly doesn't feel like it. >>> overseas tonight in great britain, the phone hacking scandal now shut down an entire newspaper, is only getting uglier, there's more damning revelations to come and today the first arrests in the case, after so many violations of personal privacy. michelle kosinski has the latest from london. >> reporter: a day after the 168-year-old news of the world fell to a scandal of its own making, two former top employees were arrested. an editor who once served as the prime minister's communications director and a reporter who served prison time for hacking into the paper back in 2007. today the offices of his current employer, "the daily star" were questioned by police. >> if these people could have had their phones hacked into in order to generate stories for a newspaper is simply disgusting. >> reporter: now even more questions. were other papers doing this? why were police allegedly taking huge payments from journalists and why didn't politicians push to get to the murky bottom of this among the possibly thousands of phone hack victims whose
of the missing, hoping for a miracle as time runs out. >>> explosive allegations that great britain's leading sunday tabloid hacked into the voice mails of british citizens, even families of murder victim, all just to scoop the competition. it's gotten so serious that parliament called an emergency session today to address this scandal nbc's michelle kosinski with more. >> reporter: people are furious. advertisers are pulling out and the prime minister under pressure is calling for an investigation. >> i feel so appalled by what's happened. murder victims, terrorist victims with their phones hacked, it's quite disgraceful. >> reporter: now owner rupert murdoch calls these new allegations deplorable, unacceptable and says news corporation will once again cooperate with police. thousands of citizens may have been victimized, and the paper is accused of paying for information. but triggering the most outraged, allegations it hacked into the voice mail of 13-year-old millie dowler, abducted and murdered in 2002 while she was missing. and deleted messages as her voice mail filled up, which gave he
. >>> overseas tonight in great britain, a turn of events that came as a huge shock in a story we told you about just last night. a scandal involving a newspaper, the nation's leading sunday tabloid newspaper, and allegations that they hacked into people's phones, all kinds of people. the outrage has been huge, all the way to parliament and the prime minister's office and today the media empire run by rupert murdock announced it is shutting down the newspaper for good. but that's not going to make this go away. nbc's mike tiabbi with us tonight from london with more. mike, good evening. >> good evening, brian. even among media watcher who is have been transfixed by this story, there's one comment i heard many times today is we didn't see this coming, the closing of rupert murdock's empire, gone as of sunday. >> reporter: the latest aegsz allegation that may have been the breaking point that grieving relatives of british solders killed in action have had their information hacked. >> i'm appalled and i find it quite disgusting. >> reporter: the prime minister recounted on both sides of the aisle i
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of bribery and voice mail hacking that one paper has dubbed britain's watergate. three people have been arrested so far, including the paper's former editor who was once a key aide to british prime minister david cameron. tonight he is out on bail. >> it's a very sad day for the "news of the world." >> reporter: this weekend the paper's owner, the media titan rupert murdock whose holdings include the fox television network and the "wall street journal" arrived in london to deal with the crisis personally. the paper is being investigated for paying police and hacking  into people's private cell phone messages. among the alleged victims the families of fallen soldiers and victims of the 2005 london terror attack and they are accused of deleting messages from the anguished parents of a murdered 13-year-old girl. but speaking to staff this week, an executive at the paper suggested there would be more revelations of criminal activity. "i think in a year's time every single one of you in this room might come up and say, okay, well, i see what you saw now." >> reporter: tomorrow's front page
-page apologies -- their work full-page apologies. there'll be evidence in parliament in britain by rupert murdoch. this arrest may affect the outcome of what she is able to say at this hearing on tuesday now that she's been arrested by the police. reporting for nbc news in london. >> 71 degrees on tv hill. trouble backing up traffic in the annapolis area. >> after a long slump, the orioles find a way to right the ship. keith mills has details. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think of california's decision to make a gay history class part of the public school curriculum? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them. that's amazing. you know what else is amazing? how easy it is to save money on motorcycle, boat, or camper insurance with geico. geico, saving people money, on more than just car insurance. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sara
that is rattling great britain. the popular tabloid newspaper, "the news of the world" is accused of illegally hacking to the cell phones from everyone from kate middleton to murder victims. michelle has the latest on this. good morning. >>> behind the splashy headlines and world exclusives, the biggest scandal right now is at "the world of the news" itself. it's admitted to hacking to celebrities' cell phones in the past. people have gone to prison over this. citizens targeted may be the families of soldiers killed in battle and murder victims. >> just how low will a tabloid go for a big scoop? >> this is disgusting, disgraceful, it could become endemic. it's not just one newspaper group. they've all been at it. >> so appalled, murder victims, terrorist victims who had their phones tapped is quite disgraceful. >> it reached the top of the government over recent allegations and convictions of cell phone hacking in 2005 involving celebrities and the royal house hold. sienna miller was a victim, and hugh grant. >> the popular targets of "the news of the world" hacking was kate middleton, mick ja
? are they sounded by press in the same way they are in great britain? >> well, they're not hounded in their private time, but there are a lot of camera clicks as they go around their daily business. the photographers here are as numerous as the journalists. actually kate said last night at the media reception it was a refreshing change to be walking around and having a chat without having lots of flash bulbs going off in her face. that's par for the course. she knows for these ten days she is very much public property and the press wants her every second of the tour. >> people just can't seem to get enough of them. thank you so much. as you said, happy independence day. i didn't know whether to say that the you. >> now, that's fine. re when in rome. >>> if you want to relive the royal wednesdaying, we have the entire event. for details go to our website today.com. (crickets chirping) [female announcer] looks like everybody's at our biggest sale of the year: the petsmart power sale. save big on thousands of items. and save $3 on all iams® dog food. only at petsmart. this 4th of july, celebrate the
wedding in britain? the queen's eldest granddaughter is getting married this weekend in what will probably be a more down to earth affair. the latest on that ceremony from scotland coming up. >>> are you ready to return to the '80s? >> i still live in the '80s. >> we're really going to take you back because we have one of the most popular bands of all time standing by for a big summer concert. >> journey out on the plaza. they're going to be performing on what is a stage that is still drying out from overnight rain. we're happy about that. see them in our 8:30 half hour. >>> let's begin with the debt ceiling crisis in washington. kelly o'donnell has been covering this story. she's got the latest this morning. kelly, good morning. >> good morning, ann. from delayed to potentially derailed, is that where we are this morning? hours and hours went by overnight when house speaker john boehner and his leadership team were trying to get a handful of their own members to go along, to come together on a solution to raise the debt ceiling and to cut spending. but they are nowhere. so now we know tha
to live as normal a life as they can. bringing a fresh new look to britain's future monarchy. >> i do believe that the tour of canada and the united states of america is the beginning of a real change for the royal family. >> reporter: well, it's canada day here. people are already turning out for the festivities and of course with the hope of catching a glimpse of william and kate. they may have already charmed english speaking canada but their next more significant challenge will be french canada. >> sounds like you better brush up on your french, ben fogle. [ speaking french ]. >> we'll make due. good luck. nbc news has put together a dvd of the event, the ceremony and procession, that balcony kiss. for more on this, go to our website and "today."com. >>> we will atalk about why the defense rested in the casey anthony trial without calling her to testify and what it was like to live in the anthony family home. we'll talk exclusive to casey's one-time bodyguard. >>> but first, this is "today" on nbc. wedding in mon >> live, local, latebreaking. this is bill edl tv 11 news today in b
honeymoon continues right now, in fact, with huge crowds turning out to see britain's prince william and princess catherine. they visited quebec city on sunday ahead of their u.s. trip later this week. we'll have a live report coming up. >>> then, if you're preparing to party a little bit -- >> why do you look at me when you say that? >> have a couple of drinks, eat on the 4th of july, you have a couple of good reasons to indulge. small everyday changes that can have a lasting impact on your weight loss. >>> last-minute party ideas if you are headed off to a 4th of july posting or hosting one, before we get to all that, let's check in with amy robach who is in fortunately lnatalie. >>> outrage is spilling over in montana. a break in an exxonmobil pipeline contaminated the yellowstone river and put oil executives at odds with the governor over the real extent of the damage. exxonmobil says it's limited to a ten-mile stretch of the river. the governor is saying it's too soon to tell. >>> right now the u.s. coast guard is searching for at least six people after a fishing boat carrying
say as of now, every known terror group is a suspect. >>> yet another arrest in britain's phone hacking scandal. meantime the house of commons wants to question rupert murdock about the scandal and there are even calls here in the u.s. for an investigation. >>> two new studies in africa have found that an aids drug already shown to help prevent the spread of the virus in gay men also works for heterosexual men and women. experts called the drug a breakthrough in africa's battle against aids. >>> the white house is threatening to veto a measure passed by the house that would limit the government's role in protecting water ways oig from pollution. it would bar the epa from overruling decisions that states make on water quality. >>> and a new fiery display wednesday at europe's most active volcano. mount aetna sent chunks flaming high into the air closing a nearby airport for a time, but putting on a spectacular show as you see there. >>> it is three past the hour. you're up-to-date. let's get a check of the weather with al roker this los angeles. >>> today's weather is brought to
. bringing a fresh new look to britain's future monarchy. >> i do believe that the tour of canada and the united states of america is the beginning of a real change for the royal family. >> reporter: well, it's canada day here. huge crowds have turned out for the festivities hoping to catch a glimpse of william and kate. they've already charmed english speaking canada but their next slightly more significant challenge will be to win over french canada. i've no doubt william and kate have been practicing their french overnight. >> nbc news has produced a dvd of the event, the ceremony, the procession, the highlight, balcony kiss, just head to today.com. >>> coming up next, the good, the bad and the best bet when it comes to your favorite carnival food. >>> and then we've got one more hit from pitbull right after these messages. ♪ ♪ i'd do anything for you dear ♪ anything cause you mean everything to me ♪ ♪ i'd know that i'd go anywhere ♪ ♪ for your smile ♪ anywhere ♪ yes i'd do anything ♪ anything for you ♪ has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 5
at the starting pitching. zack britain facing david ortiz an absolute disaster. papi going deep. it continues 6-nothing. it gets worse. elsbury, making it 7-nothing. brad pitt 12 but had to leave the game. bottom of the aids and things get interesting. kevin gregg, he already through 1 pitsch deemed to inside. that led to that. goodness gracious. we have ourselves an official brawl. punch is thrown, not many landed. but for the orioles a look like they've been -- if they could not do it on a baseball field with stills at least they would do it man-to-man. >> if i am going to pitch and in, i will pitsch and in. three-zero, they are up 7. i think there are ethics, guidelines you have to stay within. run. hit a lazy fly ball, you have to run the bases. >> can't wait to see the fireworks later tonight. game 3 of this series. you can hear it on wbal radio. william and kate are a royal couple -- and our version is flacco and his bride, dana. look at the wedding pictures. they had so much fun. we are seeing the fun side of joe. front and center with his new bride dana, lining of the groomsman in the f
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this scandal and the deputy prime minister here in britain gave an interview at the bbc this morning saying they must come clean with what they knew. jenna? >> this is far from over. thank you very much. >>> chris jansing is at the news desk with more of today's headlines. >> good morning, everyone. we begin in los angeles where karcarmageddon has turned out te carmaheaven. good morning, aditi. >> it seems that drivers are heeding warnings and staying off the roads through the weekend. they have shut down ten miles of the 405 freeway, the notoriously busy freeway while they demolish half a bridge in a road widening project. they had no major reports of problems on the roads. lax said no delays at the airport. the 405 is a lifeline in the area and one of the busiest roads in the country. now, billboards have been up for months warning drivers about the closure. the road is expected to be back up and running tomorrow morning at 5:00. chris? >> thank you so much. >>> on saturday president obama met with the dalai lama for 45 minutes. while the president praised his nonviolent efforts, he also
of possible victims involved in that hacking scandal in britain could be in the thousands. this morning one celebrity who says he was a target, hugh grant, speaks out in a live interview. >>> and we need a bigger boat. a huge 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile leaps out of the river to the delight and terror of tourists. and the photographer who took the picture says it's no croc d the picture says it's no croc d day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. boy, the gloves are off in washington. the move could be more today because the president and top congressional leaders are going to go back to the negotiating table yet again. >> that's right. the republicans were not at all happy with the president's comment on tuesday. now senator mitch mcconnell has offered that last chance option. we're going to tell you what he is offering straight ahead. >>> also this morning matt, it was a deadly crash that made national headlines. a woman who police say was drunk and high killed herself, her daught
scheduled our meeting right before the finals of "britain's got talent" and our hotel was crawling with reporters. not exactly how scammers like to be greeted. >> it will be terrible for me to disappoint shireen but we have to meet face to face or the deal is not going to happen. we may never know if it was the mead media with frenzy or something that scared them off but in the end barrister davis backs out leaving shireen angry and disappointed. >> i think he's the devil. >> we're a long way from throwing in the towel and the trail is about to lead to a place we never expected. coming up, shireen's first brush with her $15 million inheritance. why was this money funny? >> two huge men show up. >> with a crate of money. >> exactly. >> but it is all dyed black. >> it is all dooid black. >> when "dateline" continues. >> when "dateline" continues. y black. >> when "dateline" continues. ed black. >> when "dateline" continues. [ female announcer ] a fiber that is taste-free is a welcome change. a fiber that dissolves completely is clearly different. benef
has some answers. >>> all the way to the top. britain's prime minister forced to testify before parliament today in connection with that tabloid phone-hacking scandal. a day after rupert murdoch denied any knowledge of wrongdoing. his testimony interrupted by a protester with a pie. >>> and swept away. three hikers feared dead after reportedly getting caught in a dangerous current and pulled over a big waterfall at yosemite national park. and searchers are out looking for their bodies today wednesday, july 20th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> announcer: live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm ann curry. as you see, it's 76 degrees already at 7:00 a.m. here in new york city. and new york is one of 32 states under a heat advisory warning today. >> i think you can see that shot from above, the haze that's hanging over the city. apparently a lot of the country is trapped inside what people are calling a heat dome. inside that dome temperatures in the 90s and
. but first, these messages. ñ÷ñññ >>> back now at 7:50. britain's best-selling tabloid "news of the world" issues the final edition on sunday amid the widening phone hacking scandal. nbc's stephanie goss is in london with the latest. >> rupert murdoch bought "news of the world" but it has been loved by readers and feared by the politicians, celebrities and royals that it has regularly exposed. in its final edition editors asked the reading public not to judge the paper by this scandal but instead by its years in print. with the ink barely dry on the final edition of "the news of the world" rupert murdoch traveled to the uk to manage the damage control personally. on display his so far unqualified support from rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert mu
the highlights from britain's other royal wedding. >> great white, great fear. we'll see what seems to be bringing more of the giant predators to new england's coast and give you an update on one of nature's most fierce killing machines in action. that's later when we see you on "today." >> time for "sunday brunch." we have a chef from petitt louie bistro. before you get started, tell us about the restaurant. what are you guys all about? >> we are a classic french bistro located in roland park. this is one of the items will be offering for dinner. we do a three-course lunch menu all the time for $20 which we will be offering for restaurant week. >> restaurant week is when? >> august 5 through august 14. >> you will be taking part in something coming out of the mayor's office called journey home where a part of what you spend during restaurant week goes to that charity, right? >> yes. >> so not only will you have fantastic food, but you will help out a charity that helps prevent homelessness in baltimore. >> exactly. >> all right. let's fire it up. >> we start by adding oil to our sa
and the dance floor. we'll tell you what landed heinz ward in jail. >>> william and kate head back to britain today. but not before a royal day at the polo grounds. >>> a os ar oscar like night in hollywood. >>> and look out below jenna heads to floo florida to try oue jepropropelled jet pack. you don't want to miss those stores and more when we see you later on today. ♪ >>> i was curious to see how the orioles respond to what we saw transpire friday night. that is when they had maybe a galvanized moment. a bench clearing brawl for the white sox. they need asking to spark them onward. they need to figure out what funds is tpitch tothrow. simone is kept in the ball park. his first start in two years and he pitched well. striking out j.d. drew. simone makes the play a bit awkward though. glemplehe build the hamstring ae bit and he was not the same from that point forward. josh is on fire. here we go. john lackey clearly threw at derick lee. everyone was warned and the orioles never responded and they had no spark once again. the birds go down bo by a finalf 4-0. they lost 20 of 26. the bucks
. a new york welcome. >> welcome home. >> nice life. >> the slap heard across the world as for britain's parliament, the getting to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal, they've gone on summer recess. but it isn't over for rupert murdoch by a long shot. >> the long-term effects are difficult to see, mistakes were made. it cost him a lot of money. >> reporter: it may cost hem a lot more. the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for a reform of news corp. but their support from the biggest inside investor, a saudi prince, who owns 7% of news corp. he said the company remaybes, get, a valuable and long-term investment. as to the glimpse to the murdoch marriage provided by the leak, a interview on chinese tv revealed more on how they met. >> she interpreted more for me as we went around china. who wouldn't fall in love with a beautiful woman like that. >> murdoch's marriage grabbed the headline but no one is under any illusion that the substance hasn't changed. the empire is threatened by the deepening british investigation. natalie? >> just the beginning of all of the questions. mar
? >> you know what, it's a big thing for me, especially when i put that vest on. have the great britain supporters behind me. i'm excited. >> reporter: less than an hour away the american invasion has already begun. the white water center, home of the kayak and canoe event. when you look at this course and think a year out, what fires you up? >> i love this course. it's big white water, americans historically are good at white water. >> reporter: to test the waters and put one of the lead appreciated works to ourselves, brent kyle invited a novice on board. your best advice is what? >> the less you do, the better we are. >> the less i do the better we are? >> yes. >> appreciate that vote of confidence. come on! oh, boy! oh! oh, boy. the real celebrations are still to come in a city that embraces the majesty of the old and the excitement of the new. >> we will do it in a way that we believe is spectacular and it will be spectacular. it's going to be great for the world to watch. it's going to be great for our children to watch. it's going to be exciting. ♪ >> reporter: that white water
of britain's parliament today about the tabloid phone hacking scandal that threatens his empire. while an early whistle blower in the scandal is discovered dead. we're live in london with the dramatic developments. >>> californiadreamin? new information suggests casey anthony may have flown to the golden state after her release from jail. as one witness from her trial claims the prosecution knowingly withheld evidence that could have helped the defense. >>> and belles of the ball. the u.s. soccer team may have come up short in the world cup, but they're number one in our hearts today and we've got them all in our studio on this hearts today and we've got them all in our studio on this tuesday, july 19th, 2011 captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> from nbc news, in this is "today" with matt lauer and ann curry, live from studio 1 a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome, i'm ann curry. >> and i'm matt lauer. and boy, what a day it's going to be for rupert murdoch, hauled in front of parliament. he'll be answering questions about the phone hacking scandal about his tabloid "news of
that murdoch chose to save her rather than one of britain's oldest newspapers. at age 80, murdoch's once bulletproof reputation has been shaken. >> the reports that this is the end of murdoch or this is the death of murdoch in a business sense are probably overstated. but it does give one pause to see a scandal of this proportion really spiral out of control. >> reporter: hacking the phones of celebrities and politicians was one thing. but harvesting the grieving voicemails of ordinary people dealing with tragedy triggered an explosion of revulsion that could not be contained. with advertisers abandoning the paper, its closing will put some 200 employees out of work and there are publish reports today that there are more arrests coming, perhaps within days, several investigations now under way. >> nbc's mike taibbi, thanks so much, mike. 7:13. once again here's david. >>> ann, thanks. it is likely to be the number one issue in the 2012 presidential election as we've been talking about it, it is the economy and the struggling job market. both president obama and the republican contenders
and is now living in britain and he is fighting for his child's return. the father bart homer joins us exclusively. but first nbc's charles hadlock has more on this international custody battle. >> reporter: 2-year-old alessia was born in texas. that's about the only fact her parents can now agree on. >> just doesn't make sense. >> reporter: bart hermer still carries a pacifier in his pocket. a simple reminder of a doubter he can only see now in home videos. hermer met simone while on a singles cruise in italy and quickly fell in love. but before a wedding could be planned, alessia was born. by then, hermer had lost his job in a down economy. the couple decided to spend several months at her home in england. after a brief trip to the states, they encountered a british emigration officer on their return to the uk. simone and alessia were admitted, but because he had no job, no income, hermer was turned away. >> he accepted my passport, stamped it, said you're going home on the next flight. my mouth dropped open. >> reporter: the couple stayed in touch by phone calls and e-mails. after a
of your forecast in a bit. >>> for now, to britain's deepening phone hacking scandal. this morning there are claims that journalists from other rupert murdoch's other papers were involve and the alleged target is former p.m. gordon brown. stephanie goss is in london with this. stephanie, good morning. >> good morning, ann. gordon brown does not mince his words when he spoke to the bbc this morning about rupert murdoch's papers me said those papers used people to gather information on known criminals. the allegations appearing in the british press over the last 24 hours claiming that brown's personal information has been relentlessly pursued for the last decade. a scandal that started with just one of rupert murdoch's tabloids is spreading. now two more of the media mogae gu mogul's newspapers "the sun" and "the tusun times." an adviser to gordon brown said in 2006, the editor on "the sun" paper and "news of the world" contacted the browns saying that they knew their newborn son had cystic fibrosis and it was going to print the story. gordon brown spoke today with the bbc. >> in tea
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